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This is the homepage for Alicea and Nathan Novak.  We live in Issaquah, WA, just 15 minutes east of Seattle.  Nathan graduated from East Carolina University in May of 1999 with a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems.  Alicea went to ECU for 3 years as a music major, but is now working full time.  We both attended Harding University High School, in Charlotte, NC; Nathan graduated in 1995 and Alicea graduated in 1996.

BIG NEWS: We are moved!  Physically, not our web site.  We packed up our bags and headed off to the west coast - Seattle, Washington to be exact.  It took us 4 days to get here - whew!  We will eventually put stuff up on the web - but let us get settled in first!

 

SITE UPDATES:

  • 6/20/2015: 14 years later and we're still married, have 2 kids, and both work at Microsoft. Oh, and I updated the website to a new server.
  • 6/27/2001: Isis comes to live with us!
  • 5/29/2001: Photo Album from our wedding FINALLY posted!
  • 5/24/2001: GimpCam!
  • 5/20/2001: Pictures from our day trip to Mt. St. Helens
  • 1/14/2001: Dizzy updated her page and we added some pictures from Phoenix!
  • 12/10/2000: Content added (finally) to Books page! Dizzy page revamped.
  • 11/24/2000: Content added to Reference page!
  • 11/22/2000: Content added to humor pages
  • 11/2/2000: Added Guestbook
  • 10/30/2000: Added marching band page to Nathan's section
  • 10/18/2000: Added 6th Sense to humor pages
  • 9/29/2000: Added California Simulation to humor pages.
  • 9/22/2000: Added Technical Glossary to the humor pages.
  • 9/13/2000: Pictures from Nathan's 23rd birthday...see Page 5 of the photo album.
  • 7/27/2000: See pictures from our fishing expedition, including Alicea's WORLD RECORD catch, on Page 4 of our photo album.

 
I was in the pub last night, and a guy asked me for a light for his cigarette. I suddenly realized that there was a demand here and money to be made, and so I agreed to light his cigarette for 10 pence, but I didn't actually give him a light, I sold him a license to burn his cigarette. My fire-license restricted him from giving the light to anybody else, after all, that fire was my property. He was drunk, and dismissing me as a loony, but accepted my fire (and by implication the license which governed its use) anyway. Of course in a matter of minutes I noticed a friend of his asking him for a light and to my outrage he gave his cigarette to his friend and pirated my fire! I was furious, I started to make my way over to that side of the bar but to my added horror his friend then started to light other people's cigarettes left, right, and center! Before long that whole side of the bar was enjoying MY fire without paying me anything. Enraged I went from person to person grabbing their cigarettes from their hands, throwing them to the ground, and stamping on them.

Strangely the door staff exhibited no respect for my property rights as they threw me out the door.
--Ian Clarke, quoted on Gnutella's front page

 


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